San Marcos shelter offering discount adoptions during Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Days

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FROM THE CITY OF SAN MARCOS

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter invites the community to Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Days taking place now through Oct. 31 at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter’s Adoption Center, located at 750 River Road in San Marcos as part of the national Home 4 the Holidays campaign.

“With as many as 7 million homeless pets in the U.S., it is important everyone get involved to help save an orphaned animal this holiday season,” said Cole Evans, Animal Shelter Supervisor.  “We’re proud to be a part of this amazing campaign and are dedicated to placing orphaned pets in homes so they can experience a happy new life.”

During the Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Days, every adoptable dog’s adoption fee will be discounted to only $20. The adoption will include the sterilization, rabies vaccination, de-worming, general health check, microchipping, and testing for heartworms. In addition, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter will have select animals’ adoption fees 50% off during the entire Home 4 the Holidays campaign through Jan. 2, 2015.

“The team here at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is specially trained and can help families choose the perfect pet for their personalities and lifestyles,” Evans said. “We can’t think of anything better than seeing these beautiful cats and dogs find their loving, forever families this holiday season.”

For more information, visit www.sanmarcostx.gov/animaladoptions. For information on the kick-off event call San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Adoption Center at 512.805.2657 or email animaladoptions@sanmarcostx.gov

About Home 4 the Holidays: As one of the most successful pet adoption programs in the world, Home 4 the Holidays partners with thousands of animal organizations dedicated to finding forever homes for orphaned pets.  Founded by Helen Woodward Animal Center, the campaign began in 1999 with just 14 participating animal shelters in San Diego County.  Since it began 15 years ago, Home 4 the Holidays has helped over 8 million families experience the joy of pet adoption, including more than 1.2 million pet adoptions last year alone. For more information, please visit www.home4theholidays.org or email: h4th@animalcenter.org.


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